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Cheap Shot
Ability cheapshot
  • Cheap Shot
  • Meleerange
  • 60 Energy
  • Instant
  • Requires Stealth
    Requires Melee Weapon
  • Stuns the target for 4 sec. Must be stealthed. Awards 2 Combo points.
Usable by
ClassRogue
Properties
TypeOffensive
SchoolPhysical
Cooldown (GCD 1 sec)
Level required30
Other information
RequirementsRequires Stealth
Requires Melee Weapon
Related debuff
Ability cheapshot
  • Cheap Shot
  • Stunned.
  • Duration: 4 seconds

Cheap Shot is a core rogue ability learned at level 30. It stuns the target for four seconds and awards two combo points but requires the rogue to be [stealthed].

Modified by Edit

Inv glyph majorrogue2020
  • Glyph of Cheap Shot
  • Item Level 25Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Major Glyph
  • Classes: Rogue
  • Requires Level 25
  • Use: Permanently teaches you this glyph.
    Increases the duration of your Cheap Shot by 0.5 sec.
  • Sell Price: 1Silver

Notes Edit

  • Can be used as an opening attack.
  • Unlike [Gouge], [Blind], and [Sap], damage done does not wake target. That's because this is a true stun and not a "CC" effect.

Tips Edit

  • Cheap Shot is seen as a crucial Stun Lock ability. Using [Vanish] makes it possible to use Cheap Shot twice in one fight.
  • To get full use after vanishing, make sure you Cheap Shot as soon as possible since your opponent will see you if you are still in point blank range; note this is possible even with periodic damage if timed correctly.

Patch changes Edit

  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): Now shares a diminishing return with Pounce (druid).
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): This ability no longer has diminishing returns against anything other than itself.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.4.0 (2005-05-05): Fixed a bug where combo points were not always being applied to the target when using Cheap Shot.

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